This technical document aims to propose different policy options that can help integrating renewable energies and climate change. Recommended policies and strategies include: (1) establishment of clear energy and climate change adaptation/mitigation policies in Africa; (2) implementation of renewable energy development-inducing policies; (3) creating conducive environments for private-public partnerships in clean energy development; (4) enhancement of broader regional and continental collaboration in energy and climate change policies; (5) accessing existing international funding sources for promoting less carbon-intensive energy technologies; and (6) implementation of energy portfolio diversification.

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Organization: UNECA

Topics: Energy, Environment, Mitigation, Technology, Policy Instruments

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2011

Language: English